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John Ruther
Published: 2009-04-01 10:36:50
Last Updated: 2010-11-09 11:30:17

We're not sure what's in the water in Alabama lately, but we've just received word that the Yellow Hammer State is getting its second Porsche police car in about a month. Back in late February, it was announced that the Hoover PD had obtained a newer 911 thanks to drug seizure laws. This time, the car in question was a donation and the constabulary recipients are the boys and gals in blue at Homewood Police.

This time, new cruiser is a bit more interesting than a garden-variety 911, too ? it's a 1981 930 Slantnose ? and reportedly it's a genuine example, not a conversion. As with Hoover's 911, the 930 has been given a police-spec stripe job, and it will likely lead a reserved life on parade and school tour duty. One interesting note is that Police Chief Phil Dodd is hoping to get the two patrol Porsches together for charity events ? and potentially even dice it up at Barber Motorsports Park.